AOKI Holdings Announces Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2013 (Six Months Ended September 30, 2012) Increases both in sales and earnings Business Wire YOKOHAMA, Japan -- November 16, 2012 AOKI Holdings Inc. (TOKYO:8214)(ISIN:JP3105400000) announced its consolidated financial results for the Second Quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31,2013. In the first half of the current fiscal year, the Japanese economy saw a gradual recovery supported by post-quake reconstruction demand, but the outlook remained unclear due to Europe's debt problems and concerns of a slowdown in overseas economies. In the retail industry, demand was generally firm changes in consumption trends caused by the unstable economy, weather factors, and lifestyle changes. In this uncertain environment, the AOKI Group implemented various measures in each business segment and recorded increases both in sales and earnings. Sales increased 8.8% year-on-year to 67,425 million yen, operating profit increased 34.2% to 3,083 million yen, ordinary income increased 15.8% to 3,263 million yen, and net income increased 23.7% to 1,901 million yen. Consolidated Financial Results for the six Months Ended September 30, 2012, summarized below. Complete details are available at: http://ir.aoki-hd.co.jp/en/IRFiling/Results.html Note: The original disclosure in Japanese was released on November 8, 2012 at 14:15 (GMT +9). (All amounts are rounded down to the nearest million yen)Japanese GAAP 1. Consolidated Financial Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2012 (Apr. 1, 2012 – Sep. 30, 2012) (1) Consolidated results of operations (Percentages represent year-on-year changes) Sales Operating Ordinary Net income profit income Million % Million % Million % Million % yen yen yen yen Six months ended 67,425 8.8 3,083 34.2 3,263 15.8 1,901 23.7 Sep. 30, 2012 Six months ended 61,945 5.7 2,297 7.7 2,818 3.2 1,537 244.5 Sep. 30, 2011 Note: Comprehensive income (million Six months ended 1,770 (up 14.7%) yen) Sep. 30, 2012: Six months ended 1,544 (up 627.1%) Sep. 30, 2011: Net income per share Diluted net income per share Yen Yen Six months ended Sep. 30, 2012 45.63 45.58 Six months ended Sep. 30, 2011 36.04 - (2) Consolidated financial position Total assets Net assets Equity ratio Million yen Million yen % As of Sep. 30, 2012 173,431 104,745 60.3 As of Mar. 31, 2012 176,779 103,994 58.6 Reference: Shareholders' As of Sep. 104,529 As of Mar. 103,589 equity (million yen) 30, 2012: 31, 2012: 2. Dividends Dividend per share 1Q-end 2Q-end 3Q-end Year-end Total Yen Yen Yen Yen Yen FY3/12 - 15.00 - 20.00 35.00 FY3/13 - 20.00 FY3/13 (forecasts) - 20.00 40.00 Note: Revisions to the most recently announced dividend forecast: None 3. Consolidated Forecast for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2013 (Apr. 1, 2012 – Mar. 31, 2013) (Percentages represent year-on-year changes) Net Sales Operating Ordinary Net income income profit income per share Million % Million % Million % Million % Yen yen yen yen yen Full 155,830 6.3 15,200 10.4 15,700 7.6 8,250 16.4 197.98 year Note: Revisions to the most recently announced consolidated forecast: Yes FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Except for historical information contained here in, certain information set forth in this press release may constitute forecasts regarding future business performance. AOKI Holdings makes no guarantees of assurance for the outcome of these forecasts as they include inherent uncertainties and risks. Please note that the actual future outcomes may differ from the stated target due to changes in the business environment, etc. Please also note that we will assume no responsibility for any omission or error in the statement and data posted on this press release. About AOKI Group As a corporate group that continues to break the mold and innovate, The AOKI Group worked to meet the needs of customers in a variety of life scenes. This has led to our expansion into new markets, including the bridal and entertainment businesses. Contact: AOKI Holdings Inc. Yuriko Moriya, +81-45-941-1388 Investor Relations Department firstname.lastname@example.org
AOKI Holdings Announces Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter of the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2013 (Six
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